A DAY IS A DAY IS A DAY

NO one ever trips over a mountain," my sponsor told me. Or, as the "Twelve and Twelve" attests, the deployed forces in WWll had far fewer relapses than the alcoholics stateside. So it is that most of us in recovery find we can get through big events and crises sober, but are sometimes challenged when all seems to be going smoothly.

So it is with holidays, at least for me. In my family, the "big" holidays were Thanksgiving and Christmas. They were not big drinking days. My family was not alcoholic. On the big holidays, there were too many people and too much to do to for me to be... Login to read more
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